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As part of the "LTI App Bounty," Instructure is offering a $250 reward for each qualifying LTI app submitted by June 10, plus an additional $1,000 for the best apps selected by an expert panel of judges from Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Remote-Learner, IMS Global, Brown University, The University of Texas at Austin and Hack Education.

5/16/2013

Regent 8 is changing the way institutions process financial aid, giving them revolutionary and intuitive tools to automate and manage every aspect of the financial aid life cycle-even for institutions with non-term, BBAY, and standard term models.

5/16/2013

Oracle announced new mobile enhancements to its PeopleSoft Campus Solutions suite that enable students to take action on and manage key processes through a secure smartphone application.

5/15/2013

Perceptive Software, creator of process and content management products and solutions, announces that Victor Valley College has successfully replaced its previous enterprise content management system with Perceptive Content.

5/15/2013

More than 200 higher education institutions around the country are working with Pearson to address the ongoing demand and desire for results-oriented online learning programs.

5/15/2013

Regent SNAP is a web-based application that creates a real-time connection with prospective students, easing their way through the complicated, often confusing financial aid and application process. Hobsons' solutions enable institutions to reach their enrollment objectives through expansion in both online and non-traditional learning environments.

5/15/2013

A1 Student Finance offers Higher Education institutions with a comprehensive suite of applications that manage higher education organization’s needs in managing students financials, aid and their accounts, which are some of the most difficult tasks for Finance & Accounts departments.

5/14/2013

Jenzabar eLearning includes advanced features and a more engaging environment for students and faculty. New functionality of the learning management system includes a course organizer portlet with an updated and more intuitive user interface, one-click access to course content, grading capabilities from within discussion forums, and Online Meetings – synchronous real-time collaboration tools.

5/14/2013

All of the business software nominated products and services were first reviewed by third-party judges, whose evaluations determined 100 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 27 CODiE Awards Winners.

5/14/2013

CloudeAssurance is designed for global enterprise and government customers, cloud brokerages, cloud auditors and cloud service providers that want to differentiate themselves by providing higher levels of security assurance and transparency to their customers and stakeholders.

5/14/2013

Native-built for Android devices and available on the Google Play™ app store and the Amazon Appstore for Android, the app lets users participate in live, interactive Web conference sessions by viewing whiteboard activity and presentations, communicating through chat and audio, responding to surveys, raising their hand to get the instructor's attention, joining breakout rooms and more.

5/13/2013

This is the second consecutive year that Tegrity Campus has won the award, reflecting McGraw-Hill Education's position as a leading education technology innovator as well as its proven value to educators and institutions seeking to improve learning outcomes through results-focused digital solutions.

5/13/2013

While schools such as Dartmouth, Vassar, Williams, Hamilton, Princeton, and Amherst actually did see a slight decline in the number of applications for the fall of 2013, other schools are not changing their acceptance rates.

5/13/2013

Northeastern University–Charlotte is expanding its curriculum by adding nine new graduate degree programs, including seven master's degrees and the first two doctoral degrees approved for a university based outside of North Carolina.

5/13/2013

The high-quality educational content, as the company puts it, consists of eTextbooks and supplementary materials will be delivered via Chegg’s DRM-protected eReader. The DRM limitation will allow for the content to be offered gratis only during the duration of the course.

5/10/2013

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